Idle Duck is back on the water

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Idle Duck is back on the water and looking good, as these photos from a week and a half ago show. The bawley-derived Maurice Griffiths-designed boat (use the search to find posts about both Idle Duck and Scoter) has been now in the hands of my friend Bob Telford for a couple of … Continue reading “Idle Duck is back on the water”

More old photos of Scoter

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Doug Grierson has sent in some more old photographs that will no doubt delight the large numbers of people who have been following the Scoter story. Thanks Doug! For more on this famous old bawley-derived yacht that was so admired by Maurice Griffiths and which passed through a long line of owners including … Continue reading “More old photos of Scoter”

Peter Baylis’s photos of Scoter in her prime

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Scoter in Norway, July 1962.  Colin Grierson has his foot on the tiller. Audry Grierson is bending down amidships. The guard rail of Peter Baylis’ boat Phakoe is just visible in the foreground Scoter in Norway again, July 1962. The boy standing behind Audry is not her son Douglas, but Peter doesn’t remember … Continue reading “Peter Baylis’s photos of Scoter in her prime”